The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 62 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£170 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-43.10% +52.63%
Technical Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
811 882 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.45% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 425 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 43
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Reading region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Reading region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) MGW
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) xDSL
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) DSLAM
3 1 (16.67%) Megaco
3 1 (16.67%) ISUP
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) MGW
2 1 (16.67%) xDSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) DSLAM
2 1 (16.67%) Megaco
2 1 (16.67%) ISUP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) GGSN
2 1 (16.67%) SGSN
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) CDMA
2 1 (16.67%) GPRS
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) CMMI
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Sun